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200 Year Old Mummified Buddhist Monk is ‘Not Dead’ Just Meditating

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on August 5, 2015

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A 200-year-old mummified monk discovered in Mongolia. But a Buddhist academic has said that he may not be dead but in a “very deep meditation”. The preserved body was discovered in the lotus position, covered in animal hide, last week in the Songinokhairkhan district, close to the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar. Forensic examinations are being carried out on the remains, which investigators believe belong to a man who may have been a Lama, or a teacher of Tibetan Buddhism. Read the rest of this entry »

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चालिस वर्ष आयु भएको सस्तो बाँसको घर, भूकम्प र अागाे प्रतिरोधी घरकाे मूल्य साढे तीन लाख रुपैयाँ

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on June 27, 2015

काठमाडौं । भूकम्पबाट घर ध्वस्त भएपछि धेरैले सस्तो घरको खोजी गरिरहेको अवस्थामा हिमालयन बेम्बोले बाँसबाट भूकम्प प्रतिरोधी घर बनाउने जनाएको छ । कम्पनीले मंगलबार पत्रकार सम्मेलन गरेर भूकम्प प्रभावितलाई लक्षित गरेर सस्तोमा बाँसको घर बनाउने जानकारी दिएको हो ।
‘हामीले १३ वर्षअघिदेखि बाँसको घर निर्माण गर्दै आएका थियौ । तर अहिले भूकम्प आएपछि यो घरको महत्व थप बढेको छ,’ कम्पनीका अध्यक्ष कुशकुमार जोशीले भने, ‘हामीले माटो र ढुंगाको घर बनाउँदा धेरै क्षति भयो । अहिलेपनि त्यस्तै घर बनिरहेको छ । त्यसैले हामीले सस्तोमा भूकम्प प्रतिरोधी घर निर्माण गर्छौ ।’ बाँसबाट निर्माण हुने घरको आयु ४० वर्षको हुनेछ ।

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Nutrition Program for Children in Nepal (NPCN)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on May 18, 2015

Program: A Global Volunteer Program to fight Malnutrition
Among the Earth Quake Victim Children in Nepal

1Introduction: A destructive earthquake of 7.9 magnitude hit Nepal, ruining lives and destroying infrastructures on Saturday 25 April 2015. This killed over 8000 people and injured over 19,000. This huge earth quake was again followed by almost 300 aftershocks, which toppled homes forcing millions of people to take shelter into open spaces in temporary camps. The affected people of that devastated area were still in the panic, another powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 struck on May 12, 2015 just after two weeks. The situation darned gigantically and has become unmanageable.

Millions of people have been struggling simply to protect themselves from the sun and rain in the open spaces, surviving on stale, rotten and unhealthy food. As people are facing the aftermath of this disaster, the water supplies are running low and food is scarce. The risk of waterborne diseases is growing rapidly and thousands of children with severe malnutrition are in need of proper food and treatment. With the monsoons only a few weeks away, children face greater risk of disease and infection. Read the rest of this entry »

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A New Generation Takes The Lead In Nepal’s Disaster Relief

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on May 13, 2015

With the government slow to act, hundreds of young professionals are taking it on themselves to build immediate shelters for those who have lost homes.

By Anup Kaphle

A member of the Yeti Foundation empties a sack of rice onto the pile put out to distribute to the villagers in Laprak. Members of the foundation met with village elders insisting they distribute the food aid that had been hoarded for two weeks. Anup Kaphle for BuzzFeed News

KATHMANDU — By his third day waiting for a helicopter, Namgyal Sherpa got restless. He had left Kathmandu last week with seven friends and 3,000 kilos of food — rice, lentils, instant noodles, salt, and oil — and hoped to deliver it to the village of Laprak, which is near the epicenter of the earthquake that killed more than 8,100 people.

“There wasn’t enough relief aid going to the village,” Namgyal, 31, told BuzzFeed News. “So we wanted to send supplies to Laprak not only because it was home to many of our boys, but also because it wasn’t getting attention like other places.”

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डेनमार्कमा नेपालीका बच्चाले मच्चाए तहल्का

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on March 19, 2015

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डेनमार्कमा जन्मेहुर्केका नेपाली नयाँ पुस्ताले अवसर पाए अरुभन्दा कम छैनौँ भन्ने देखाउन थालेका छन् | यस्तो उदाहरण बनेका छन बाबु विवेक श्रीस राना र आमा सुशीला हमालका जेष्ठ सुपुत्र- शाश्वत राना | राना डेनमार्कको हेल्लेरूप इद्रेत क्लवमा आवद्ध छन् | मार्च ७ र ८ मा डेनमार्कको सोरोमा १५ टिम बीच भएको खेलमा उनको टिमले डेनिस नेशनल लिग २०१५ च्याम्पियन अन्डर ८ को उपाधी जितेको थियो |

कोपेनहेगन बस्ने ७ बर्षीय शाश्वत रानाले सन् २०१४ को अप्रिलदेखि हेल्लेरूप इद्रेत क्लवबाट आफ्नो फुटबल खेलको शुरुवात गरेका थिए| खेल्न शुरु गरेको १ महिनामा नै उनी उमेर समुहका ६४ जनालाई पछि पार्दै ११ मा पर्न सफल भएका थिए| उनी जुनसुकै पोजिसनमा रहेर पनि खेल्न सक्ने खेलाडी हुन् | उनको टिम यहि अप्रिल ६ मा स्विडेनको होलभिकानमा हुने नासेत कप र १६ मे मा स्विडेनकै क्लाग्शममा हुन गैरहेको आसहोज्देन कप २०१५ का लागी छनोट भएको छ | यसै गरी उनी यहि मे २३ र २५ मा जर्मनीको ग्रेवेन्ब्रोइचमा हुन गैरहेको पीफिंगसत कपको लागि डेनिस टिममा रहेर खेल्दैछन् | Read the rest of this entry »

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Limbu from Nepal won UK writing contest with a poem about the shock of life in Britain

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on March 2, 2015

A pupil from Nepal named Mukahang Limbu has won a Sunday Times-backed writing contest with a poem about the shock of life in Britain
mukahang limbu     Mukahang Limbu receives first prize for his poem from the Princess of Wales Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

A 13-year-old schoolboy who moved to England after spending his early childhood in Nepal has become the first winner of national writing competition sponsored by The Sunday Times.

Mukahang Limbu’s poem, about the shock of adapting to life in Britain, was one of more than 3,000 poems and stories on the theme of “home” submitted by state school pupils. The contest was organised by the charity First Story and judged by a panel including the writers William Fiennes and Laura Dockrill. Mukahang’s prize was presented by the Duchess of Cornwall. Read the rest of this entry »

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अस्ट्रेलियाकै सबैभन्दा ठूलो बहुसांस्कृतिक महोत्सब पाको फेस्टामा नेपाल प्रबर्द्धन (Video)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on March 2, 2015

अस्ट्रेलियाको जिलोङमा एक लाखभन्दा बढी बिबिध कार्यक्रम सहित १९८३ बाट शुरु गरिएको बहु साँस्कृतिक महोत्सबको ३३ औं बार्षिकी भब्यताका साथ सम्पन्न भएको छ।

Premier of Victoria Daniel Andrews, former minister Richard Marles, and Christine Couzens MP with Nepalese Community

Premier of Victoria Daniel Andrews, former minister Richard Marles, and Christine Couzens MP with Nepalese Community

२८ फेब्रुअरी अस्ट्रेलिया – अस्ट्रेलियाको जिलोङमा एक लाखभन्दा बढी  बिबिध कार्यक्रम सहित १९८३ बाट शुरु गरिएको बहु साँस्कृतिक महोत्सबको ३३ औं बार्षिकी भब्यताका साथ सम्पन्न भएको छ।बहुभाषिक र बहु-सांस्कृतिक देशको रुपमा परिचित अस्ट्रेलियाको जिलोङमा अस्ट्रेलियाकै एक किसिमले सबैभन्दा ठूलो महोत्सबको रुपमा मानिने पाको फेस्टाले मूल आयोजक डाभर्सिटाटसंग आबद्ध भएका जातीय संस्था र संगठनहरुको सहभागितामा एक लाखभन्दा बढी सहभागीहरुलाई आ-आफ्नो सांस्कृतिक चाल-चलन, रिति-रिवाज, खान-पान आदिको निरन्तरता र प्रचार प्रसारलाई प्रोत्साहन गर्दै नाच-गान, कार्यशाला गोस्ठी, प्रदर्शन जस्ता बिबिध कार्यक्रम सहित १९८३ बाट शुरु गरिएको महोत्सबको ३३ औं बार्षिकी भब्यताका साथ मनाएको छ।

जिलोङ नेपालीज एशोसियशनको सकृयतामा जिलोङमा नै नेपालीहरुको बसोबास नगण्य रुपमा रहे तापनि यति ठूलो संख्यामा जन सहभागिता हुने यति ठूलो महोत्सबलाई नेपालको प्रबर्द्धन प्रयोजनको लागि अबसरको रुपमा लिइनु पर्छ भनी गरिएको अनुरोध अनुरुप २०१३ मा पहिलो पटक सहभागी भएर नेपाली सहभागिताको थालनी गरिएको यो महोत्सबमा वरिपरिका शहरबाट  नेपालीहरु आएर सहभागी हुँदै यो तेश्रो बर्ष पनि कार्यक्रममा नेपाली समुदायले सहभागिता जनाएर नेपालको प्रबर्द्धन गर्ने काम गरे।

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Youngest Director Saugat Bista in Alternative Oscar Awards of Guinness Book

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on February 23, 2015

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Only few days are left for the world famous Oscar Awards. But, the Guinness Book of the World Records has included different categories of films naming ‘Alternative Oscar Awards’. In which, world’s youngest director Saugat Bista of Nepal, has been included. Saugat registered his name in Guinness World Records as youngest director by directing a film at the age of 7 years and 340 days.

List of Alternative Oscar Awards of Guinness Book
Youngest Film Director – Saugat Bista, Nepali Movie ‘Love You Baba’
Shortest Stuntman – Kiran Shah
Most Swearing in one film – The Wolf of Wall Street
Most money lost by a film – Disney’s sci-fi epic John Carter
Longest title of a film to win an Oscar for best picture – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Most stunts by a living actor – Jackie Chan
Most costumes used in a film – Roman epic Quo Vadis
Lowest-budget movie to make $1 million at the US box office – Kevin O’Connell (USA)
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गोरखा दलभन्ज्याङमा रहेको “द ओसन क्लब”ले पच्चिस लाखको अक्षयकोष स्थापना गर्ने

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on January 28, 2015

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गोरखा नगरपालिका वडा नम्वर ८ दलभन्ज्याङमा रहेको “द ओसन क्लब”ले पच्चिस लाखको अक्षयकोष स्थापना गर्ने तयारी गरेको छ । संस्थालाई व्यवस्थित र दिगो रुपमा अगाडी बढाउन आर्थिक पाटो पनि सबल हुनुपर्ने महशुस गर्दै अक्षयकोषको स्थापना गर्न लागीएको क्लबका अध्यक्ष अमित खत्रीले बताउनुभयो ।

पत्रकार सम्मेलन गर्दै क्लबले स्थापना गरिने अक्षयकोषको व्याजबाट क्लबको नियमिति गतिबिधिलाई अगाडी लैजाने पनि क्लबले जनाएको छ । अक्षयकोष स्थापनाको लागी क्लबका आजिवन सस्थापक सदस्यबाट प्रति व्यक्ति पाँच हजार, र संस्थागत रुपमा प्रति संस्था दश हजार संकलन गर्ने उदेश्य रहेको क्लबका सचिव सबिन केसीले बताउनुभयो । Read the rest of this entry »

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Saugat Bista: Nepali boy seeks to be youngest film director (Video)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on December 9, 2014

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Film sets can be quite unnerving for children, but Saugat Bista is very comfortable in such settings. In fact he is in control of what happens in the studio or outdoors.

Saugat BistaThis eight-year-old from Kathmandu has already directed a feature film and has his eyes set on the Guinness World Records to become the world’s youngest film director.

A student of Class II at Suryodaya School, Saugat’s film ‘Love You Baba’ is due to be released at movie theatres across Nepal this December.

Once that happens and his claim is accepted by Guinness, he will replace current record holder India’s Kishan Srikanth who directed ‘Footpath’ (2006) when he was just nine years old.

While Srikanth’s film told the story of an orphaned boy who wants to go to school, Saugat’s venture deals with the struggles of father as he attempts to raise his 10-year-old daughter alone.

“When I asked my father if I could direct a film he checked online and found that a nine year old from India had already done it. That gave him the confidence that I could also make an attempt,” Saugat told a gathering at the film’s launch last month.

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प्रधानमन्त्रीलाई लुम्बिनी-कपिलवस्तु दिवस अभियानको ज्ञापनपत्र

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on October 8, 2014

Belgiumबेल्जियम, १ अक्टोबर – संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघको ६९ औं महासभालाई सम्बोधन गरेर प्रधानमन्त्री सुशील कोइराला स्वदेश फर्कने क्रममा बेल्जियमको राजधानी ब्रुसेल्समा आउनुभएको अवसरमा लुम्बिनी कपिलवस्तु दिवस विश्व अभियानका तर्फबाट बेल्जियमस्थित अभियानका अभियान्ताहरुले प्रधानमन्त्री कोइरालालाई अभियानका गतिविधिहरुको बारेमा संक्षेपमा प्रकाश पार्दै अभियानले आगामी वुद्ध जयन्तीका अबसरमा बेल्जियममा आयोजना गर्ने अन्तराष्ट्रिय संगोस्ठीमा नेपाल सरकारको सहयोग र सहभागिता होस भनी अभियानका विश्व संयोजक रामकुमार श्रेष्ठद्वारा हस्ताक्षरित ज्ञापनपत्र बुझाएका छन । नेपाली राजदुतावास ब्रुसेल्सले प्रधानमन्त्रीको सम्मानमा आयोजना गरेको दिवाभोज कार्यक्रमको अवसरमा उक्त ज्ञापनपत्र दिइएको हो । Read the rest of this entry »

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“वुद्ध जन्मेको देशमा आजका स्वर-लहरीहरु” शिर्षकमा अन्तराष्ट्रिय साहित्यिक महोत्सब

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on October 6, 2014

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लुम्बिनी-कपिलवस्तु दिवस अभियानको आगामी डिसेम्बर १ मा छैटौं बार्षिकी मनाउने क्रममा वुद्ध र लुम्बिनी बिषयमा केन्द्रित भएर अन्तराष्ट्रिय साहित्यिक महोत्सब मनाउने हेतुले डा मधु माधुर्यको मूल संयोजकत्वमा गठित समदर्शी काइंला (युनाइटेड अरब एमिरेट्स), उमा सुवेदी (नेपाल), कमला प्रसाई (अमेरिका), भगवती बस्नेत (इजरायल), सानु घिमिरे (अस्ट्रेलिया), सुरेन्द्र लिम्बू परदेशी (भारत), बिमल गिरी (बेल्जियम), बिकल आचार्य (वेलायत), हरि कृष्ण लभली श्रेष्ठ (नेपाल), बिनोद अधिकारी (कुवेत), डा लेखनाथ काफ्ले (ताइवान) र डा हरि कुमार श्रेष्ठ (नेपाल) रहनु भएको १३ सदस्यीय मूल आयोजक समितिले “वुद्ध जन्मेको देशमा आजका स्वर-लहरीहरु” शिर्षकमा तपसिलका सीमामा रहेर अन्तराष्ट्रिय साहित्यिक महोत्सब आयोजना गर्ने भएको छ: Read the rest of this entry »

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अस्ट्रेलियन नेताहरुले समेत लगाइदिए दसैंको टिका

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on October 5, 2014

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Tika 2अत्यन्तै थोरै नेपाली बसोबास गर्ने अस्ट्रेलियाको जिलोङमा जिलोङ नेपलिज एसोशियसनको पहलमा आयोजनामा गरिएको पहिलो दसैंं कार्यक्रममा वरिपरिका शहरहरु मेलबर्न, बालाराट र वार्नाबुलदेखि नेपाली एबं बिदेशीहरु आएर नाचगान सहित भब्यताका साथ मनाइएको दसैंं कार्यक्रममा अस्ट्रेलियाको आसन्न सांसद निर्वाचनका लागि उम्मेदवार भएका ठूला पार्टीका उम्मेदवारहरु समेतले नेपाली एबं बिदेशीहरुलाई दसैंको टिका लगाएर आशिर्बाद दिए । यसरी टिका लगाएर आशिर्बाद दिने बिदेशीहरुमा लेबर र ग्रिन पार्टीका सांसद उम्मेदवारहरु क्रमश: क्रिस्टिन कोउजेन्स र लोइड डेविस, भिक्टोरिया मल्टिकल्चरल कमिसनका कमिसनर डा टेरेज डे फजिओ, ग्रेटर जिलोङ काउन्सिलका बहुसांस्कृतिक जिम्मेवारी बहन गरेका काउन्सिलर एड्डी कोन्टेल्ज र अजी एक्सन अब्रोडका प्रबन्ध निर्ढेशक ग्राएम केण्ट थिए ।

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“नेपालीको आँखा भरी” यस बर्षको सर्वोत्कृष्ट राष्ट्रिय भावनाको गीत

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on September 15, 2014

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वरिष्ठ गीतकर क्षेत्र प्रताप अधिकारीको शब्द रचनामा गायक आशिष श्रेष्ठको स्वरमा सजिएको “नेपालीको आँखा भरी” बोलको गीतले यस बर्षको सर्वोत्कृष्ट राष्ट्रिय भावनाको गीतको अवार्ड हासिल गरेको छ | राजधानी काठमाडौँमा आयोजित १६ औं टुबोर्ग इमेज अवार्डमा मनोनयनमा परेका अन्य गीतहरुलाई पछि पार्दै यस गीतले अवार्ड हासिल गरेको हो | यस गीतमा संगीत चन्दन श्रेष्ठले दिएका छन् | Read the rest of this entry »

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Big Solar Storm Heading Toward Earth This Weekend

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on September 13, 2014

By Jacqueline Howard

n-SOLAR-STORMS-largeNot just one, but two strong solar flares burst off the sun’s surface this week — and now Earth is getting hit with the aftermath.

While the solar storm headed our way may affect power lines, radio transmissions, communication systems and satellites to a small degree, scientists say it’s nothing to worry about.

We’re not scared of this one,” Tom Berger, director of the Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colorado, told the AP.

A strong X1.6-class solar flare erupted from a sunspot on Wednesday, following a previous flare that blasted out of the same spot on Monday, LiveScience reported. Just check out the action captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory in the video below.

NASA scientists said that a small flare was also spotted on the left corner of the sunThursday morning, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Due to these significant solar events, two waves of highly energized solar material from the eruptions have traveled our way and are now expected to impact the Earth. In fact, the National Weather Service has issued a “geomagnetic” storm watch until Saturday, Sept. 13.

Geomagnetic storms can cause some problems for the (power) grid but are typically very manageable,” Bill Murtagh, space weather forecaster for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, told USA Today. “We may also see some anomalies with satellites so satellite operators around the world have been notified. And problems with the accuracy of GPS have been observed with this level of storming.”

Minor issues aside, radiation from solar flares can’t pass through Earth’s atmosphere to physically harm humans and these recent storms should not endanger satellites and astronauts in space, Space.com reported.

There may even be an upside to the solar storm. Scientists say we may see an increase in beautiful auroral displays in the sky.

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